Behavioral Health

  • October 19, 2015 |  The Pulse

    After sexual assault in the military, finding solace in song

    Two dozen people, mostly women, are sitting on creaky chairs in a circle. Some hold guitars. About half are veterans, and they're waiting to debu...
  • October 19, 2015

    House panel backs study of Pa. schools' zero-tolerance policies

    Pennsylvania state lawmakers are supporting a proposal to study how the state's 500 school districts use zero-tolerance policies and to recommend...
  • October 12, 2015

    Health care providers prepare for potential influx of Syrian refugees

    The U.S. is planning to accept more than 10,000 Syrian refugees next year, and health care providers in the region are already preparing to care for t...
  • October 12, 2015

    Hitting the gym, with the help of online social networks

    Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple ...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Dismantling the stigma behind black mental health

    According to the federal government's Office of Minority Health, African-Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health proble...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Black Men Run, too; chasing good health despite stereotype

    How a running club aims to improve health and participation in a traditionally white sport.
  • October 5, 2015

    Activists, organizations urge victims of domestic violence to reach out for help

    During October, Domestic Violence Awareness month, activists are trying to encourage victims to get help.
  • September 28, 2015 |  The Pulse

    How the 'stigma of masculinity' gets in the way for depressed men

    There is no difference between the number of men and women who experience depression, according to a recent survey. But you wouldn't know it from...
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